Where college students go (and don’t go) after graduating

The Wall Street Journal has a report this morning on where college students go after graduating. It is HERE.

The bottom line: Rural areas (such as ours) are losing out. I think it’s a marketing problem, along with ongoing weaknesses in economic development leadership.

Author: jeffpelline

Jeff Pelline is a veteran editor and award-winning journalist - in print and online. He is publisher of Sierra FoodWineArt magazine and its website SierraCulture.com. Jeff covered business and technology for The San Francisco Chronicle for years, was a founding editor and Editor of CNET News, and was Editor of The Union, a 145-year-old newspaper in Grass Valley. Jeff has a bachelor's degree from UC Berkeley and a master's from Northwestern University. His hobbies include sailing and trout fishing.

6 thoughts on “Where college students go (and don’t go) after graduating”

  1. And the Times gets to the crux of the matter: “A second common thread for these cities was that they were often led by business leaders who were both entrepreneurial and civically minded. In these places if you become successful, it is expected that you will become active in town life.”

  2. My wife went to Berkeley for our niece graduation from Cal over the weekend. She says she is staying in San Francisco area after getting her degree.

    1. Meanwhile, over on Rebane’s blog, the “old white crackers” (their words, not mine) are duking it out:
      “Boardman is a old white cracker behind the gates of white suburbia. LOL! Posted by: Todd Juvinall | 15 May 2018 at 09:03 AM”

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